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Noncognitive affect: A study of mind and emotion
In the philosophy of mind emotions have historically been assigned a secondary importance compared to other mental facilities such as thought and perception. Sometimes they have even been denigrated as obstacles to sound ...
The effects of Ghrelin on body fluid homeostasis
Ghrelin is a gut peptide that increases food intake and traditionally has been studied for its role in energy homeostasis. In addition to its hyperphagic effects, an emerging body of literature describes a role for ghrelin ...
The effect of motivation on self-regulation in ADHD
Theoretical models of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) implicate self-regulatory deficits (Sergeant, 2000), incorporating concepts of performance monitoring (e.g., error detection) and cognitive control ...
Anxiety-like behavior during the first week after chronic cocaine exposure in rats
Elevated levels of anxiety-like behaviors appearing during abstinence from chronic cocaine exposure are thought to be important "withdrawal" symptoms that contribute to relapse. This study was designed to determine the ...